Hyderabad, Dec 28 (UNI) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy today announced that the Government would increase the House Rent Allowance (HRA) to the State Government employees in the Greater Hyderabad city, in view of the upgradation of the Hyderabad city into Greater Hyderabad.
While addressing the party workers of the Greater Hyderabad Congress Committee, he said the Government would provide HRA on par with the Central Government employees in the city.
The Chief Minister was responding to the appeal made by Greater Hyderabad Congress Committee President D Nagender to enhance the HRA to the Government employees in Greater Hyderabad.
Dr Reddy said the Government had initiated steps to provide drinking water daily in the city from next year. The Government had also decided to implement Rs two a kilo rice scheme from April next year, he added.
He said 'Indiramma Programme' would be implemented in the Cantonment area.